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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

A Brief Account of the Execution of the Six Militia Men

Identifier: Q Ephemera 2019.001
Scope and Contents “An anti-Jackson campaign broadside, issued in the violent and libelous proceedings of the 1828 Presidential race. This broadside is decorated with woodcuts of six coffins, to illustrate the six Tennessee militia men who were executed for mutiny during the New Orleans campaign. The text gives a pitiful account of their death including sympathy provoking quotes from the moments before the execution. The “six militia men” story appeared in many forms, dogging Jackson throughout his political...
Dates: 1828

David M. Nelson military appointment made by Andrew Johnson, Governor of Tennessee. November 7, 1864

Identifier: QMM.2018.005
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David M. Nelson, Washington County, Tenn., appointment as First Lieutenant and Adjutant., Ninth Regiment of Cavalry of Tennessee Volunteers. Signed by Andrew Johnson, Governor of Tennessee, and Edward H. East, Secretary of State. November 7, 1864. DS (pfa) 1 pc. with seal.

Dates: 1864

Five Years of Progress in Tennessee

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.029
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Pamphlet published by the Governor of Tennessee (Prentice Cooper) with various statistics on Tennessee’s economy, work force, education system, and public works during the years 1938-1943. Published December 20, 1943.

Dates: 1938 - 1943

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, 75th Anniversary, 2009.

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.076
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Ephemera related to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, 75th Anniversary, 2009

Dates: 2009

Great Smoky Mountains National Park brochures.

Identifier: Ephemera 2016.011
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park brochures

Dates: undated

Happy Home Church of God (Knoxville, Tenn.).

Identifier: MSC 0381
Scope and Contents Happy Home Church of God material is from the African American Church, which was located on Henson Road, off Middlebrook Pike near Tennessee Avenue and the L & N Railroad (the church as a group is no longer in existence). Material is housed in 1 box that contains 2 books of financial records + legal papers (including court exhibits) concerning the chancery court case filed by the Trustees of the church against the former pastor, John Bair, ca. 1948. Books and papers were sent to the...
Dates: 1942-1949

Howard Baker, Jr. ephemera

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.126
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1) Engraved bereavement Thank You card from Mrs. Everett McKinley Dirksen and Mrs. Howard Baker, Jr. re: death of Senator Everett Dirksen (September 7, 1969) Mrs. Howard Baker, Jr. (Joy Dirksen Baker) was Senator Dirksen’s daughter.

2) Howard Baker, Jr.’s first year-end report to his Tennessee constituents in his first term in the United States Senate (1967)

Dates: 1967 - 1969

James M. Welcker blacksmith book (Gift of Pete and Linda Claussen).

Identifier: MSC 0913
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James M. Welcker blacksmith account book (blacksmith’s Book), 1848 + ephemera. Found in James Park House, Knoxville, Tenn (Welcker was an in-law of the Park family).

Dates: 1848

Ku Klux Klan, Tennessee, S. R. Tiller, Caryville, Tenn.

Identifier: MM.2013.028
Scope and Contents [KKK in Tennessee] Small archive of Klan items, related to Tennessee members, as follows: Typed Letter Signed on ornate, color, Nashville Klan letterhead, from James Esdale (Imperial Representative Realm of Tennessee) To S. R. Tiller in Caryville. Typed Letter Signed from J. Esdale to same Tiller on fancy Atlanta Klan letterhead about chartering a Klan. Unused check from the Butler, Tenn., Klan No. 64, Realm of Tennessee. Kloran Knights Kamellia (Primary Order of Knighthood) Property of the...
Dates: 1920-1925

Luke Lea, Campaign poster, Democratic candidate for re-election to U.S. Senate. (1916?)

Identifier: Q Ephemera 2011.002
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Tenn. Politics. Luke Lea, Campaign poster, Democratic candidate for re-election to U.S.Senate. Large photograph of Lea, with facsimile signature at bottom and message. Poster is 12 1/2 x 18", B&W. For Nov. Primary election, no date. 1916? VG. cond. with rolls and folds. Scarce, authentic vintage.

Dates: 1916

Mayfield Dairy Farms Collection

Identifier: MSC 0956
Scope and Contents Folder 1: Two banner signs, paper, one marked “MAYFIELD MILK ‘FAMOUS FOR TOP QUALITY’” and the other “MAYFIELD ROCKY ROAD,” Jersey cow logo, yellow and brown with white, 4” x 20”Folder 2: Sign, paper, marked “MAYFIELD’S Strawberry ICE CREAM” in red with color photograph of ice cream in blue bowl surrounded by fresh berries, 20” x 13”, usedFolder 3: Photocopies of articles and photographs of Mayfield Dairy Farm history. On 11” x 17” paperFolder...
Dates: 1920 - 1990

"On Cliff Top of Mount LeConte" photograph by Jim Thompson

Identifier: QSPC 2019.006
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October 1924 — On Cliff Top of Mt. LeConte — To discuss organization. Charley Barber, Frank Wilson, Baxter Gass, Guy Barber, Charley Kane, Charley Lester, Marshall Wilson, Louise Smith, Caesar Stair, Douglas Smith, Besse Geagley, George Barber, W. H. McCroskey, Carlos Campbell, and T. S. McKinney. Photo by Jim Thompson from pg 6 of The Golden Years of the Smoky Mountains Hiking Club: Smoky Mountains Hiking Club History 1924-1974

Dates: 1924

Roy I. Gentry Framed Documents.

Identifier: Ephemera 2016.005
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State of Tennessee Engineers license for Roy I. Gentry 1933 Appointment as Honorary Tennessee Colonel 1975

Dates: 1933, 1975

Sequoyah Garden Club Minutes and Scrapbooks.

Identifier: MSC 0385
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Sequoyah Garden Club Minutes: Feb. 1949 through 1997 (3 vols.); one bound volume of club yearbooks, 1949-1968, 8 scrapbooks. Club is still active and retained the most recent material.

Dates: 1949-1968

Slides from Tennessee Homecoming '86.

Identifier: SPC 2022.003
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Color slides from Tennessee Homecoming '86.

Dates: 1986

Stuneck, H. G. The Development of the Penitentiary System in Tennessee.

Identifier: MM.2019.053
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Stuneck, H. G. The Development of the Penitentiary System in Tennessee. History research paper completed for History 512 taught by Dr. P. M. Hamer during the winter term 1932.

Dates: 1932

Tennessee State Federation of Women's Clubs

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.088
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Two booklets listing officers, chairmen, constitution, by-laws, roster of clubs in other cities. Federation was organized in February 1896. 1898-1899 booklet contains a memoriam to Mrs. Richard Carpenter Graves. Inside front cover of 1920-21 booklet has "3-10-31 M. Crozier" written in pencil.

Dates: 1898 - 1899; 1920 - 1921

“Touching the Pencil” by Richard M. “Pek” Gunn, Poet Laureate of Tennessee

Identifier: Ephemera 2020.031
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Card with poem “Touching the Pencil” by Richard M. “Pek” Gunn, Poet Laureate of Tennessee printed inside. Front of card has etching of a boy at a table writing while a man in overalls touches the pencil he’s using. Poem is about the lessons his father taught him. Title refers to an illiterate person signing a legal document by touching the pencil while their name was signed by another person.

Dates: 1972

William G. Brownlow Inaugural Address, April 1865, and two books.

Identifier: MSC 0396
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Inaugural Address of William G. Brownlow, Governor of Tennessee to the General Assembly, April 1865. Handwritten, leather-bound volume. 1 vol., some water & mold damage. + 2 books given to McClung Collection : Sketches of the Rise, Progress and Decline of Secession... by W.G. Brownlow, 1862 (duplicate) and Life of Andrew Johnson... by James S. Jones, 1901. Inscribed in front to Jno B. Brownlow from Walter P. Brownlow. (McClung Collection has 2 copies)

Dates: 1862 - 1865; 1901

William Rule letter to James Tarwater, November 1863.

Identifier: MM.2016.009
Scope and Contents Letter from William Rule, Camp Blythes Ferry, to his uncle James Tarwater, Nov. 1863. Discusses at length the future government of Tennessee when it re-entered the Union and how to deal with the former rebels. William Rule (1839-1928) of Knox County served in Co. A, 6th Tenn. Cavalry (USA), His rank on mustering out was 1st Lt. Adj. Rule was the long-time editor of the Knoxville Journal (1885-1928). ALS, 6 pages. Mentions the importance of the Chattanooga area, Gen. Burnside, the railroad...
Dates: 1863